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Say it Out Loud: The Journey of a Gay Cowboy

Say it Out Loud: The Journey of a Gay Cowboy

Author: Adam Sutton; Neil McMahon
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2007. First edition, first printing. A very good copy only marked by light creasing to the wraps.

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"The journey of a real cowboy. When Heath Ledger finished reading the script for Brokeback Mountain - a film about a love affair between two American cowboys - he thought of his friend Adam Sutton, and told him, 'I've just read this script and it sounds a lot like you.' He was right: Adam's own life was reflected in many of the film's themes. Brokeback Mountain went on to establish itself as a cultural landmark and its impact was felt far beyond the cinema: it was a human story, not a gay story, and audiences of every type responded around the world. Similarly, when Adam Sutton's story appeared on the front page of the Sydney Morning Herald, the response was immediate and extraordinary. 'Meet Heath's mate, the real gay cowboy,' the headline ran, and thousands did - setting a sales record for the paper, and prompting the TV program Australian Story to devote an episode to Adam's story. By nature Adam is a masculine daredevil who survives on the strength of his boisterous character. He is 'the crazy bastard' - the maddest, bravest bloke in the room - who has faced tragedy, a prison stint, and five long years on the road, but who could not face himself. His e
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General Fields

  • : 9781741665451
  • : Random House Australia
  • : Random House Australia
  • : March 2007
  • : 2.4 Centimeters X 15.5 Centimeters X 23.4 Centimeters
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 798.2092
  • : illustrated edition
  • : Paperback
  • : Adam Sutton; Neil McMahon
  • : illustrations
  • : ix, 285